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Obituary – Mary Faye (McCullah) Rogers (1936 – 2021)

Mary Faye Rogers, 85, of Y-City, AR, passed from this life on April 22, 2021, in Fort Smith, Arkansas. 

Mary Faye was born on April 12, 1936 to the late John Manual McCullah and June (Tinsley) McCullah in Forester, AR.  After graduating from Waldron High School in 1954, she married Charlie “Short” Rogers, Jr.

Mary Faye was a homemaker, devoted wife, loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.  She especially enjoyed spending time with her family, particularly her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  Mary Faye was a member of the Solid Rock Pentecostal Church of God for many years.  She was a member of the Eastern Star, past Worthy Matron, and served as Secretary of the Waldron chapter for several years.  

She is survived by her daughter Kathy Swift of Booneville, son Howard (Linda) of Y-City; five grandchildren, Brian (Mary) Swift of Baltimore, MD, Brad (Melinda) Swift of Russellville, AR, Jessica (Kyle) Hathaway of Bentonville, AR, Cory Rogers of Mentone, IN and Kristin Craft of Mishawaka, IN;  and six great-grandchildren, Leah Shepherd, Addison Swift, Emmerson Swift, Amelia Craft, Embyr Hathaway, and Tyson Swift.  In addition, she is also survived by sisters-in-law Chris McCullah, Miki McCullah, Mary Lou McCullah, and Marlene McCullah and several nieces, nephews and a host of friends. 

She was preceded in death by her parents mentioned above, her husband of 51 years, Charlie “Short”, her son Charles Wayne, and her brothers, James, John, Lloyd, Floyd and Wendell McCullah.  

Mary Faye’s life celebration will be 11:00 a.m., Monday, April 26, 2021 at the Solid Rock Pentecostal Church in Y-City, Arkansas with Rev. Mike Shaddon officiating. Interment will follow in the Chant Cemetery in Y-City, Arkansas. Arrangements are being entrusted to the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home in Waldron, Arkansas.

Mary Faye’s pallbearers will be Brian Swift, Brad Swift, Kyle Hathaway, Cory Rogers, Johnny McCullah, Ron Rogers, Steve Rogers, Brian McCullah and Daniel McCullah. Honorary pallbearer will be Tyson Ray Swift.

Mary Faye’s visitation will be Sunday, April 25, 2021 from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. at the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home in Waldron, Arkansas.

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